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Makoto Japanese Buffet

1119 SE 163rd Pl, Vancouver, WA 98683-4466
+1 360-891-4296
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“sushi” (40 reviews)
“crab legs” (6 reviews)
“tempura” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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1119 SE 163rd Pl, Vancouver, WA 98683-4466
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

All I can say is yummy. The food is very good. Tons of choices. Some of the best teriyaki I've had. Must do.

Thank dawgman4449
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was average at best. There was a fair selection, but nothing was exceptional. I guess if you prepare everything in mass it takes it down to an average level.

Thank MarineAir10
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

Very good place for a large group and some good food; they have plenty of choices of sushi and they are all freshly made. Other side you will find all the standard Japanese noodles along with meat and crawfish if you like that. I saw...More

Thank Avik C
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

I tend to be nervous in general about buffets but the food here was good and the staff was lovely. The Dungeness crab was really tasty!

Thank sperbarn
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I came here with friends who love this place and have been saying they want to take me here for quite some time. Perhaps their excitement at introducing me to this place made my expectations too high. Also, they are not vegetarian and I am,...More

Thank darcforest
Reviewed 24 June 2018

You are a visitor and do not want to hunt around in an unfamiliar place and want a different buffet choice. Lots of sushi choices, standard hot Chinese and some Japanese (OK...it's "Americanized") dishes, soups (miso, hot and sour, etc), a grill (select ingredients, noddles,...More

Thank desmondc714
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

As a Japanese American who has frequented Japan multiple time, Makoto is certainly a shame. To begin, a buffet in Japan is RARE. But when you do have one, it is classy AF (with a price to boot). Makoto is cleaner than your average buffet...More

Thank itsunnypisano
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Always a joy to come in here. The place is spotless and the folks are so friendly. That makes it worth coming here including the food.

Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is a bit pricey but the care taken in the preparation of the food more than makes up for it. The red snapper tempura is excellent and the sushi selection is bountiful. They also have a custom grilling station where you can have...More

Thank Bart B
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We were really excited to find a Japanese Buffet and eager to try Makoto! When we got out of the car we were pleased by the smells and were soon impressed by the visuals of the food to choose from but unfortunately that’s where the...More

Thank TravelSnobz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 SE 163rd Pl, Vancouver, WA 98683-4466
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: +1 360-891-4296
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